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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By dick
Does the CDV make noise? Since I still have...

Does the CDV make noise? Since I still have mine, could that be what I hear? As I said I only hear it when engaging the clutch at low revs. It also causes a vibration I feel on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By dick
Mine does the same thing and I still have my CDV....

Mine does the same thing and I still have my CDV. Seems to happen most after driving at highway speeds , coming to a stop, then letting the clutch out a low revs. Its done it pretty much...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By dick
ratchet like noise

I have an '02 325i and sometimes while going through a drive thru or near a wall, I notice a ratcheting like noise when I release the clutch. It seems to be coming from under the car. It also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,702
Posted By dick
I had the same thing happen. Wheel speed sensor...

I had the same thing happen. Wheel speed sensor and it isn't cheap. I think around $800 or so. I could be wrong, because I had some other work done at the same time. I believe the part is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By dick
car shuddering

I have an '02 325i 5 speed with just over 40K and ever since new I've noticed the car shudder from time to time when launching normally. In fact, when I'm near a wall I can hear what almost sounds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2006, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By dick
Warning lights issue

I have an '02 325i and my indicator light between the tach and speedometer, and my brake warning light are glowing yellow. It started off periodically, but now they remain lit. The manual mentions...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By dick
I don't have to double clutch on the 1-2 shift, ...

I don't have to double clutch on the 1-2 shift, but I have noticed that my shifts are much more abrupt when my car is cold, especially the 1-2. Maybe I'm just not warmed up...LOL
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By dick
I think in the manual it says to not just sit and...

I think in the manual it says to not just sit and let the car warm up. You are supposed to just keep the revs low and go ahead and drive.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By dick
Boy, I'm with you on this one. A clutch should...

Boy, I'm with you on this one. A clutch should last much more than 35K. I learned on a POS Vega which still had its original clutch at 80K when the frame collasped from all the rust. I sure hope...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By dick
I get a real high pitched whining sound when it's...

I get a real high pitched whining sound when it's really cold out. I thought it was the heater fan, but it's not. As mentioned, it goes away as soon as the car reaches temperature. It's not very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2005, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By dick
It won't cure the problem, but I use a...

It won't cure the problem, but I use a California Duster that I keep just for the wheels. Works great between washes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By dick
Trouble with reverse

Am I just inept? I have a '02 325i 5-speed, and ever since new I have trouble with it stalling in reverse. No matter how hard I try I just can't seem to keep the RPMS steady while backing up. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By dick
Well, I don't really know. If you hit 2nd...

Well, I don't really know. If you hit 2nd instead of 4th at 80MPH I would think your wheels would lock up and you would have heard a hell of a bang from the motor. Here's hoping it wasn't the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By dick
Were you downshifting into 4th? ...if so, I hate...

Were you downshifting into 4th? ...if so, I hate to tell you but you probably pulled the "money shift". Instead of 4th you hit second. Or even if you were upshifting and hit 2nd instead of 4th...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2004, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By dick
I've driven sticks for years(mainly Hondas)and I...

I've driven sticks for years(mainly Hondas)and I admit this one is pretty fussy. I really feel it's more in the DBW than the clutch. I still stall in reverse. I don't know what causes it but it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,125
Posted By dick
So true. What I can't figure out is why...

So true. What I can't figure out is why sometimes it's so predictable and other times the damn thing is so vague. I still stall all the time when reversing. Never had these problems with my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dick
Thanks guys, I must be feeling something other...

Thanks guys, I must be feeling something other than clutch chatter because it's nothing like what Alan describes. Must be DBW but it doesn't happen all the time. What I hate is the lack of feel. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2004, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dick
Yes, my car has DBW, which I'm beginning to...

Yes, my car has DBW, which I'm beginning to think I hate. When I drive my girlfriend's Honda her clutch and accelerator seem more consistent than mine. Some days mine is like any other car then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dick
Clutch chatter?

Lately I noticed a pulsation when launching. I thought it might be clutch chatter, but I'm feeling it on the gas pedal. The clutch pedal isn't vibrating at all. I doesn't happen all the time and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2004, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By dick
Mine also engages at about 75% released. What I...

Mine also engages at about 75% released. What I don't understand is why it can be so smooth and predictable and then all of a sudden bite me. Even after over 2 years I sometimes stall. Sometimes I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,405
Posted By dick
I never downshift in that situation. I'd rather...

I never downshift in that situation. I'd rather replace brake pads than a clutch. I know there are two schools of thought about engine braking or just getting on the brakes, but I see no advantage...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,345
Posted By dick
You guys crack me up. Don't you think it snows...

You guys crack me up. Don't you think it snows in Germany? I grew up in the midwest when RWD was the only thing we had. I drive in Chicago every winter and never even needed snows. Side street...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By dick
Excuse my ignorance, but don't you have to yank...

Excuse my ignorance, but don't you have to yank pretty hard to get back into 2nd if revving at high RPMs? I was taught to just use the tips of my fingers when shifting. I don't think I could even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2004, 08:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By dick
If I recall, Senna was the one that sent Max...

If I recall, Senna was the one that sent Max Mosley a Christmas card asking him to ban all the electronic wizardry after the '92 or '93 season. He believed his advantage over lesser drivers was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2004, 07:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By dick
To me, shifting your own gears using a clutch...

To me, shifting your own gears using a clutch is as much a part of the joy of driving as steering and braking. I can't see what great satifaction you'd get out of flicking a paddle compared to a...
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